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Master of Science (MSc) – Financial Engineering

HEC Montreal
16-24 Months
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Montreal
English
03 May 2021

Program description

Master of Science (MSc) – Financial Engineering

Are you ready to make the most of your passion for mathematics, programming and finance, and build yourself a fascinating career? Financial engineering will give you the means to analyze, evaluate and develop tools for dealing with today’s financial challenges.

Your Training

  • Analyzing, developing and evaluating tools for solving financial problems
  • Using risk management, portfolio management and market position management models
  • Professors renowned in Canada and abroad, in both the academic and business communities

This Program is also offered in french language.

Admission requirements

Educated Anywhere in Canada

  • You must hold an undergraduate degree (at least 90 credits) or a degree deemed equivalent by the program administration
    • in one of the following fields: Business Administration (BBA), Actuarial Science, Finance, Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, Pure or Applied Sciences or in a related field
    • with a GPA of at least 3.0 out of 4.3, or the GPA required by the original university for admission to a graduate program, if the latter is higher.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Compulsory Courses of the Specialization

  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Derivative Products

Compulsory Methodology Course

  • Stochastic Calculus I

Optional Specialization Courses

  • Portfolio Management
  • Capital Market Theory
  • International Portfolio Management
  • Simulation Monte Carlo
  • Calcul numérique en ingénierie financière
  • Time Series Econometrics
  • Numerical Methods in Quantitative Finance
  • Méthodes statistiques en ingénierie financière
  • Machine Learning I: Large-Scale Data Analysis and Decision Making
  • Méthodes d'apprentissage appliquées aux données financières
  • Méthodes statistiques pour données financières
  • Calcul stochastique II
  • Dynamic Optimization in Management

Compulsory Course of the Program

  • Comparative Perspectives on Business Organizations

Compulsory Activities

  • Business Research Ethics
  • Thesis
  • Research Workshop

Specialization Preparation Courses

  • Investment
  • Risk Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Financial Management
  • Futures and Options
  • Trading in Financial Markets
  • Decision Models in Business Analytics
  • Statistics

Strongly Recommended Activities

  • How to cite properly your sources

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, please visit the university website.

Tuition fees

Thesis

  • Quebec students: $5800
  • Canadian students, non-residents of Québec: $14200
  • French and French Belgian students: $5800
  • International students: $28800

Supervised project

  • Quebec students: $6300
  • Canadian students, non-residents of Québec: $14700
  • French and French Belgian students: $6300
  • International students: $29900

Qualification

Credits - 45 Credits

Career opportunities

Positions held by program graduates:

  • Account manager
  • Arbitrager
  • Commodities adviser
  • Development adviser
  • Fixed income analyst
  • Risk management analyst

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About this institute

HEC Montreal

HEC Montréal

Founded in 1907, HEC Montréal offers internationally renowned management education and research. It is the oldest business school in Canada and was also the first school in North America to hold the prestigious triple accreditation (AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS). It...


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Contact info

HEC Montreal

3000 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
H3T 2A7 Montréal QC
Canada

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https://www.hec.ca

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